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STH and STQ Duplex metering pumpsProgrammable Dispenser for Battery Manufacturing

Fluid Metering, Inc., Syosset, NY introduces the new PDS100 Programmable Dispenser for battery manufacturing process applications requiring precision, maintenance-free fluid control.

The PDS100 is designed for dispensing and metering electrolytes, slurries, and metal forming lubricants used in the manufacture of AA, AAA, C, D, and button cell batteries. The PDS100 integrates FMI’s patented CeramPump® design with precision programmable stepper motor control. The pump electronics are housed in a rugged anodized aluminum enclosure suitable for desktop or wall mounting and features intuitive front panel programming of dispense and continuous metering modes.

The PDS100 is available in both single and dual pump head configurations. For duplex configurations, the displacement and speed of each pump head can be individually controlled, ideal for proportional mixing and diluting. Duplex configurations can also provide economic 2-channel dispensing, effectively doubling production capacity at a fraction of the cost of using two individual dispensers.

The result is a unique valveless pump design which eliminates multiple syringes, valves, actuators, and drivers required by conventional syringe pumps for continuous fluid dispensing and metering. By eliminating valves and utilizing ceramic internals, FMI OEM Duplex Pumps will dispense millions of maintenance-free cycles at ±1% precision without recalibration.

The PDS100 utilizes Fluid Metering’s patented CeramPump® pumping principle. One moving part, a rotating and reciprocating ceramic piston, accomplishes all fluid control functions in the pump, thereby eliminating check valves and their associated failure and maintenance issues. It will dispense from 2 microliters up to 1 liter per minute continuous metering, while maintaining a precision of 0.5% for millions of dispenses without re-calibration or downtime.

For over 55 years FMI pumps have been used for industrial automation, medical instrumentation, laboratory R&D, chemical process, pharmaceutical packaging, mining, alternative energy, water treatment, environmental monitoring, food processing and much more.

For additional information, Call toll free 1-800-223-3388 or 1-516-922-6050, FAX 1-516-624-8261, email: pumps@fmipump.com or use our “Live Help” for a direct connection to Fluid Metering's application experts.